Weird and wacky treatments for plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, marked by the inflammation in the plantar fascia. This is the band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the base of the toes. Heel pain can affect the way you carry out daily activities e.g. walking, standing, running and sporting activities. This is […]

Why You Should Avoid Thongs This Summer!

With all the crazy weather past us, it seems like sunny days are ahead! Before you slip on those flip flops and head to the beach, have a look at our top 5 reasons why you should seek an alternative shoe to thongs this summer! 1. Hammertoes Flip flops have no real fastening mechanism. When […]

Get You Feet Summer Ready: How To Eliminate Dry – Cracked Heels?

With the warmer weather finally here, it’s time to make sure that you are looking after your feet, to avoid them being dry and cracked. Especially your heels! While you often put your dry feet down to exposure to warm weather, there may be other contributing factors that are associated with your dry cracked heels. […]

Worried about bunions? You need to read this now!

What exactly are bunions? A bunion, also known as Hallux Valgus Deformity (HAV), is a progressive disease that commonly affects females more than males. Bunions will occur at the base of the big toe joint. Typically, it has been found that the big toe moves slowly towards the second toe. As a result of the […]

Sweaty Feet Getting You Down?

Sweaty feet are very common, and can be very annoying. Excessive sweating is known as Hyperhidrosis and it is seen more amongst men than women and more in young adults compared to older adults. The cause of Hyperhidrosis is usually inherited but the reason it occurs is still unknown. Hyperhidrosis can cause individuals to slip around in […]

Why You Get Calluses?

What is a Callus? Calluses are tough, thick parts of the skin that result from friction and increased pressure. The development of calluses are often exacerbated with increased activity. These may not hurt but have the ability to crack and create a portal of entry for bacteria and other harmful organisms. What does it look like? […]

How To Get Rid Of Fungal Nails With Household Objects?

Fungal nails are more common than you would imagine. If you have been a victim of this condition, you would know exactly how difficult it is to get rid of! Fungal Infections can affect people of all ages and it’s usually contracted in communal areas that are warm, dark and moist. The infection presents as […]

What Impact Do Your High Heels Have On Your Feet?

While we are often drawn to high heels due to their pretty nature and their ability to make your legs look longer, we never really think what the effect of wearing high heels has on our feet and body in the long term. From the moment you stand in high heels, nearly 2/3 of your […]

5 Lacing Techniques for Runners!

Have you just started running or begun a new daily sport? If so you may find the universal lacing technique for your runners is not providing you with sufficient benefits. Or maybe no matter what the style, brand or fit of your runners, they are still causing you some pain and discomfort. This pain and […]

Training For a Marathon: How You Can Avoid Blisters To Win!

Your marathon is around the corner and you may have your eating plan and training regime in order but have you thought about a blister prevention plan? If you’ve ever run with an open blister, you know how painful it can be. The thought of that raw skin rubbing against your shoes almost makes you […]